Illustration by Guinevere von Sneeden • If you go longer than a week without visiting the woods, you start to fade and pine, whether it’s the hottest day of summer or icicles are dripping from the trees. • When you spy...
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By The Light of The Moon

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“The moon replenishes the earth; when she approaches it, she fills all bodies, while, when she recedes, she empties them.” —from Natural History by Pliny the Elder, first century Roman naturalist For centuries, men and women have farmed by the light...

A Tale as Old as Time

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As the classic Disney song reminds us, “Beauty and the Beast” possesses a rich history and a powerful legacy of enchantment. While most versions we see and hear today are retellings of the iconic 18th century French tale by Madame...
Photography © Kent Miller / NPS Since time immemorial, humankind has looked to the stars, finding not only great beauty in Earth’s celestial ceiling but meaning and portent too. The ancient Greeks created an intricate mythology about the deities who ruled the...
The lure of the sea, the mystery of the deep waters, and the enchantment of the swirling tides have woven their threads into the story of my life. My childhood was spent on Florida’s Treasure Coast. The nickname proved to be...
Flying Dutchman (20th century), English School ©Look and Learn:Bridgeman Images

Ships of Flame

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Flying Dutchman (20th century), English School ©Look and Learn:Bridgeman Images From Issue 59 - The Nautical Issue Subscribe | Print | Digital My grandfather once saw the Phantom S hip of the Northumberland Strait from his farm above the red shores of Burnt...
The Peacock Skirt (1893), by Aubrey Beardsley If you’re anything like me, you might have increased in mass over the past eighteen months. While the frightening reality of a pandemic raged, one little comfort we could indulge in was eating...
Feature: The Rose Bower (1885 –1890), by Edward Burne-Jones Artmedia / Alamy Stock Photo In the dining room of Buscot Park, in Oxfordshire, England, a beautiful young princess sleeps, surrounded by her court. Before you think I am making some claims...

Wild Irish Girl

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About the Feature image: Engraving of Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan, 1846, by Samuel Freeman, after John Comerford. Image courtesy The National Photographic Archive, National Library of Ireland If there is any comparison to be made between Sydney Owenson and other...